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Can Engineering Save Sinking Venice? 

September 20, 2023 3:13 pm
The Italian city of Venice is a city that has captured the hearts of millions with its romantic canals, historic architecture, and unique way of life.   However, this enchanting city faces a grave and ongoing threat - it is sinking. The challenge of saving Venice from its relentless descent into...Read More

Harvesting the Wind: Engineering Institute of Technology Students’ Sustainable Project 

September 19, 2023 1:10 pm
In the realm of innovation and sustainable energy solutions, collaboration knows no bounds. In this article, we explore the inspiring journey of three students from the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), studying towards the Bachelor of Science (Civil & Structural Engineering) (BCS) and the Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering) (BEE)....Read More

The Advantages of EIT’s Undergraduate Certificates 

September 18, 2023 6:18 pm
In today's competitive job market, having a strong educational foundation is crucial for career success, particularly in the ever-evolving field of engineering.   For aspiring engineers and professionals looking to enhance their skills, the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) offers a range of Undergraduate Certificates that open doors to a world...Read More

EIT’s Seminars: A Global Confluence of Engineering Excellence in 2023 

September 16, 2023 4:26 pm
During 2023 the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) has once again hosted a series of seminars in various locations around the world.  From South Africa to the Philippines, these seminars have become a platform for engineering professionals and enthusiasts to come together, learn, and exchange ideas on cutting-edge technologies and...Read More

The Mars Project: Exploring the Red Planet 

September 14, 2023 2:28 pm
The Mars Project, a bold and ambitious endeavor, has captured the imagination of scientists, engineers, and space enthusiasts worldwide.   With dreams of exploring and eventually colonizing the Red Planet, this mission represents a significant milestone in human space exploration.   Let’s venture into the Mars Project, its origins, objectives, challenges, and...Read More

The Visionary Concept of Flying Cities by Buckminster Fuller

September 13, 2023 2:16 pm
When discussing visionary architecture and futuristic urban planning, few names shine as brightly as Buckminster Fuller. A polymath of the 20th century, Fuller's innovative ideas and concepts continue to captivate the imagination of architects, urban planners, and engineers alike.   One of his most audacious ideas was that of "flying cities",...Read More

DIY Engineering Projects for Online Students  

September 11, 2023 2:31 pm
In the digital age, online education has opened a world of possibilities for students pursuing engineering disciplines.   While theoretical knowledge forms the foundation, practical skills are equally crucial. Engaging in Do It Yourself (DIY) engineering projects can bridge the gap between theory and application, fostering a deeper understanding of concepts.  ...Read More
Annie Masara, Student Ambassador, Advanced Diploma in Applied Electrical Engineering

Annie Masara: Paving the Way as a Female Electrical Engineer  

September 10, 2023 11:51 am
Annie Masara is a student ambassador in the field of Electrical Engineering who is breaking barriers and inspiring the next generation of engineers.   Her educational journey, combined with her passion for technology, is a testament to her dedication and the opportunities that engineering can offer.  Nurturing Knowledge and Ambition   Starting...Read More

Expanding Horizons: Hydrogen Safety and Hazardous Areas Conference Highlights

August 29, 2023 1:56 pm
The conference delved into the forefront of hydrogen's potential and safety considerations, shedding light on its dynamic applications and critical risk management strategies. In the city of Perth, Western Australia, the Hydrogen Society & Hazardous Areas Conference hosted 103 delegates, 15 speakers, and five sponsors. The conference was very timely...Read More

Exploring the Unique Aspects of Studying through EIT 

August 17, 2023 3:51 pm
Studying with the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) has several unique characteristics that differentiate it from other educational institutions. Let us look at some of these key differences.   When searching for an institute that meets your requirements, it is crucial to consider various factors such as accreditation, learning options, achievements,...Read More

From Air to Aqua: Improved Water Solutions 

August 16, 2023 2:49 am
Did you know the air you breathe can be turned into drinkable water? With the incredible technology of Atmospheric Water Generation (AWG), hydration just got more exciting!  Water scarcity is a pressing global issue, affecting millions of people around the world. In regions where traditional water sources are limited or...Read More

Revealing a Day of Insights and Excitement at the High Voltage Conference 

August 14, 2023 2:54 am
Are you ready to relive the charged atmosphere of innovation and connection that occurred at the High Voltage Conference?  Setting the Bar High: Reflections on the Highly Attended and Acclaimed High Voltage Conference. Amidst a buzz of anticipation, IDC Technologies hosted its 9th Australian High Voltage Conference on the 26th...Read More

Empowering Female Engineers: Addressing Industry Challenges 

August 10, 2023 2:41 am
In the realm of engineering, female brilliance often goes unnoticed, and opportunities remain elusive. But the time has come to change that!  The engineering industry plays a vital role in shaping the world we live in, from constructing awe-inspiring infrastructures to developing cutting-edge technologies. Despite its significance, the engineering sector...Read More

Unveiling EIT’s State-of-the-Art Learning Hub

August 9, 2023 5:09 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) has acquired a brand-new resource center in South Africa, exclusively catering to local students. This cutting-edge facility offers invaluable support to students facing study constraints at work or at home, whether they prefer on-site or remote access. EIT has embarked on an ambitious project...Read More

Unveiling the Stealth Profession and Its Intricacies in Engineering 

August 8, 2023 6:25 am
Ever wonder who makes the impossible possible? More often than not, engineers do, with a touch of stealthy magic. But why is it stealthy?   In the grand tapestry of professions that shape our world, some shine with a spotlight while others work quietly behind the scenes, weaving the intricate threads...Read More

Enhancing Skills and Empowering Growth: The Impact of Group Training with IDC Technologies  

August 7, 2023 5:15 pm
In the rapidly evolving landscape of today's industries, continuous professional development has become a cornerstone for organizational success and individual growth.  Companies across various sectors recognize the invaluable impact of training programs in empowering their workforce with up-to-date knowledge and advanced skillsets. One such collaboration that has stood the test...Read More

Transforming Saudi Arabia: A Journey Along The Line 

July 24, 2023 1:54 pm
Saudi Arabia is undergoing a monumental transformation through its Vision 2030 plan. Leading this revolution is The Line, an innovative megaproject that aims to reshape urban living. This article explores The Line's design, features, sustainability, and potential impact on Saudi Arabia's future.  As the construction of The Line advances, it...Read More

Five Traits of an Effective Engineer  

July 17, 2023 3:23 pm
Engineering traits are pivotal for success in the professional world, driving efficiency and excellence in problem-solving. These distinctive qualities empower engineers to tackle complex challenges and devise innovative solutions.   In the fast-paced engineering world, success isn't solely determined by technical expertise and qualifications. The combination of skills, mindset, and habits...Read More

The Power of Transferable Skills in Engineering  

July 16, 2023 10:24 am
Transferable or commonly referred to as soft skills, play a vital role in an engineer's success. These skills are necessary to excel in the profession and make a significant impact. Join us as we explore their power and propel your career forward.  Engineering is a multidimensional field that requires a...Read More

Upcoming EIT Seminar: Transforming Engineering With Artificial Intelligence

June 23, 2023 4:57 pm
Reserve your spot now to hear EIT Dean of Engineering, Dr. Steve Mackay's groundbreaking insights on artificial intelligence's transformative impact on the field. Dr. Steve Mackay at a previous seminar Be part of the future of engineering; attend this workshop held by the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) in Johannesburg...Read More

A Timeline of EIT’s History

June 13, 2023 6:40 am
In this concise journey, we'll explore the remarkable history that has shaped the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) into a leading institution. From pioneering online learning platforms to fully accredited courses, we will discover the transformative impact of EIT on engineering education. We embrace cutting-edge technologies and emerging trends, ensuring...Read More

The Importance of Cyber Security of Industrial Networks

May 26, 2023 4:18 pm
With everything and everyone online, the lack of cyber security can cause devastating harm, and connected devices, including those used in manufacturing, maintenance and production facilities are not immune to threats. As the digital landscape evolves at an astonishing pace, so do the methods employed by cybercriminals to exploit vulnerabilities...Read More

The Race for a Cleaner Energy Future

May 26, 2023 4:17 pm
As the world grapples with the urgent need to address climate change, a rapid cleaner energy transition toward renewable sources is being implemented across the globe. Let’s weigh the benefits against the obstacles of moving towards a cleaner, more sustainable energy future. The world is facing the critical challenge of...Read More

Is an Online Engineering Course Worth the Money?

May 26, 2023 4:05 pm
Wondering if an online engineering course is worth the cost? In today's digital age, online education offers many benefits and can be a valuable investment in your future. Let's explore why. Online engineering courses have become increasingly popular in recent years, offering students the flexibility to study at their own...Read More

Revolutionizing Engineering with Laser Technology

May 23, 2023 3:10 pm
Laser technology has come a long way since its inception in the early 1960s, from being a science fiction fantasy to becoming an integral part of various fields. It has dabbled into the realms of manufacturing, healthcare, communications, aerospace, and entertainment. Let’s look at its role in construction. The construction...Read More

What To Look For When Taking an Online Course

May 12, 2023 9:42 am
Going from deciding on accreditations to making sure the institute is reputable, signing up and paying for an online course can feel like a risky business. But fear not! Let's dive into the essential criteria that guarantee an online course is credible and trustworthy. It can be challenging to pursue...Read More

Top five biomedical devices that will change our lives

April 17, 2023 3:43 pm
Ever wondered about the evolution of medical apparatus? We no longer need to sit in a doctor’s room for long periods of time for a blood glucose measurement, and sometimes, we don’t even have to sit in a doctor’s room, all thanks to biomedical engineering. Biomedical engineers focus on improving...Read More